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Post Bariatric Surgery


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What is Post-Bariatric Surgery?

Patients with a Body Mass Index of 40 and above are considered 'Morbidly Obese'. In these people, slimming is tried with various surgical and medical methods.

Especially after 'Tube Stomach Surgery' (Sleeve Gastrectomy), patients are loosened weight up to 40-50 kilos. After such a loss of volume, sagging occurs in all parts of the body.

In any way, after excessive weight loss, the surgical treatment procedure of saggy and flabby skin that has occurred in the body is called "Post Bariatric Surgery." In post-bariatric surgery, there are surgeries such as belt lipectomy, arm lift, thigh and leg lift, breast lift.

The main treatments that are done for body shaping operations after obesity treatment are:

  • Abdominoplasty Tummy Tuck
  • Mammoplasty Breast Lift, Gynecomastia
  • Upper Arm Lift
  • Upper Leg Lift
  • Lower Body Lift
  • Liposuction
  • Face Rejuvenation
  • Genital Aesthetic

Who are the ideal candidates for post-bariatric surgery?

To perform post-bariatric surgery, the patient must have lost a lot of weight at first with diet, sports, and obesity surgery. Also, it is still necessary that sagging occurs in many parts of the body, especially the face, arm, breast, leg, and these conditions are bothersome.

Besides, the patient's weight must be fixed after obesity surgery. This process varies from approximately 6 to 18 months. Also, the patient must follow a diet aimed at eliminating protein deficiencies in the body. Because the body's weight must be steady before post-bariatric surgery.

During the operation, the region where the patient complains is handled firstly. When requested, operations can also be applied in combination. For example; Most of the breast operations are combined with arm lift operations. Combining the back lift with the breast operation, performing the upper body lift allows the removal of multiple deformities in the same session.

Leg lift operation is performed to remove the deformities in the vertical and horizontal lines that have occurred on the leg. Lifting and/or facial filling operations are applied for the sagging face due to weight loss.

Bacakta meydana gelen dikey ve yatay hattaki deformitelerin giderilmesi için bacak germe operasyonu yapılmaktadır. Kilo vermeye bağlı yüzde oluşan sarkıklıklar için ise germe ve/veya yüz dolgu uygulamaları yapılmaktadır.

After Operation 

Post-bariatric interventions generally involve operations that can be done in combination. In this way, patients can get over two or three different operations in a single healing process. The recovery time may differ according to the operations and patients. Patients begin to feel better in about two or three weeks.

The first five days constitute the examination process after the operation. In this process,  drains that have placed to various parts of the body are removed, and dressings are changed. Permanent results of post-bariatric interventions are visible about three months after the operation.


  • What can be done for scars after post-bariatric surgeries?

There will be large incisions in body shaping operations that have been done after obesity surgery. For these scars, gel, massage or silicone bands, or steroid injections for scabbing scars can be applied, as well as laser treatments.




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